SURFACES CALIBU VINEYARD WINE AND DESIGN EXPERIENCE SAT SEPTEMBER 24TH AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH ~ MALIBU, CALIFORNIA

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Los Angeles, California — Monday, September 12th, 2022 —Interested in the latest in interior design? Do you love handcrafted wines? Then the Calibu Vineyard Show Home Wine & Design Experience is the exclusive event you’ve been waiting for.

On this multi-stop experience, featuring the ultimate in luxury design, inspiring destinations, and Malibu Coast wines, Lucid Motors, will tour you through the beautiful Malibu Hills in luxurious style.

First stop ~ the SURFACES Show Home: Calibu Vineyard. Created by celebrity designer Jennifer Farrell, Calibu Vineyard is a 7300 square foot, Montauk-inspired luxury retreat, nestled on a gated 3.5 acre estate in the stunning Malibu Hills. Take an exclusive tour inside this highly anticipated show home and surrounding vineyard, featuring the finest in bespoke design, surface materials, and trends. It’s your unforgettable opportunity to explore the show home design, meet designer and television host Jennifer Farrell in person, and get insider access to resources and materials. Finish your first destination with wine tasting where you’ll enjoy the inaugural vintage of Calibu Vineyard’s 2021 Reserve Grenache and 2021 Grenache Rose wines, crafted by award-winning winemaker B. Alan Geddes. The tasting tour at Calibu continues with more Malibu Coast wines, and delicious surprises in store. More about Calibu Vineyard is online.

Next up ~ Heaven’s Hill Estate. Nestled on an angelic hillside in the idyllic community of Old Agoura, Heaven’s Hill is a Spiritual Retreat Center and family-owned Vineyard, specializing in the production of Napa-quality wine. This spectacular outdoor oasis, with 360-degree views, is a magical setting to enjoy wine tastings as your experience continues. Heaven’s Hill Retreat Sanctuary provides a source of inspiration and rejuvenation; the serene setting is the perfect getaway for self-discovery, relaxation, and connecting with nature. For the Wine & Design Experience at Heaven’s Hill Estate, you will enjoy an Ojai-like experience of beautiful surroundings, relaxation, and exceptional wines. Your tasting tour will feature award-winning estate wines including the 2019 Boho Blend, 2019 Sinner Syrah, 2019 Goddess Grenache, and 2020 Rapture Rose

Whether you Uber or Lyft, or need a place to park your vehicle, the start of your journey will be King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, one of the most stunning locales in the Santa Monica Mountains. This 588-acre ranch offers a rare unspoiled view of California’s rich archaeological, cultural, and historic resources, including a Chumash settlement, and nationally significant structures designed for razor magnate King C. Gillette in the 1920’s by Wallace Neff, architect of California’s Golden Age.

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King Gillette Ranch will serve as home base for the Calibu Vineyard Wine & Design Experience, with parking and shuttles running from this destination.

A portion of the proceeds from your registration go towards the conservation efforts of King Gillette Ranch.

Click the link for tickets; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calibu-vineyard-celebrity-showhome-wine-design-experience-tickets-388099464947

Dustin Brown

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4th annual ‘Miracles for Kids’ Golf invitational

The Santa Ana Country Club was the location for the “Miracles for Kids” annual invitational golf tournament on Monday, July 25. Miracles for Kids is a foundation dedicated to funding programs for families in need with critically ill children.

As well as a competitive round of golf, prizes also included a $1M Shootout, $5000 putting contest, $5000 Hole In One package, chipping clinic, longest drive contest and a 9th hole party station with tequila and tacos. Sponsored by Perricone Farms, Tito’s Vodka, Urban Golf Performance, Fletcher Jones Motorcars and many more, many opportunities to win prizes were available to all participants.

Autumn Strier, Co founder and CEO of Miracles for Kids
Carts ready for play
crew prepares bunker

Founded in 2002, Miracles for Kids creates stability for families that are struggling with the financial and emotional challenges of caring and providing while their child fights critical illness.

A participant tees off

A day of golf and a provided breakfast and lunch provided participants a day of gratitude for themselves and a much needed gift to those who need it most.

2nd Annual “Fashion with a purpose” fashion shOw

Grand Hope Park in downtown Los Angeles was the location for the 2nd annual “Fashion with a Purpose” fashion show presented by Rionel Fisher and Tamela Robinson-Fisher of Restored Reflections.

Hosted by KJLH radio personality Tammi Mac, the event took place on June 25, 2022.

The event’s goal is to use fashion to spotlight entrepreneurship and bring awareness to our at-risk, inner city youth and young adults. Proceeds from the event support Restored Reflections, a non profit that provides economic impact training, education and community development to youth and young adults.

The Red Carpet was followed by the fashion show which included designers Blue Strips, Doll Pieces, Filters, Hooded Faith, TrendiReds and Mad Clothing. Fashion accessories, food and drink among other things were available at many kiosks throughout the park.

“Back to Lyla” release

1091 Pictures and Foster Peoductions is to release “Back to Lyla” on June 28, 2022.

The film will be released on several Video on Demand platforms including Amazon, iTunes, Direct TV and many others. Directed by America Young and starring Hassie Harrison and Gonzalo Martin with strong support from Emma Kenney, Tracie Thoms and Chris Lee.

Described as a romantic comedy, the film tells the story of a young man who discovers he may soon die and finds comfort in a group of childhood friends who accompany him on a journey to find closure after the love of his life “Lyla” has moved on.

iViva Maestro DOCUMENTARY On GUSTAVO DUDAMEL AND THE LAPHIL

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Worldwide — Thursday, April 24th, 2022 ~ Conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s international tour is disrupted by protests in Venezuela. ¡VIVA MAESTRO!, the inspiring documentary from acclaimed director Ted Braun(Betting on ZeroDarfur Now), follows Dudamel around the world. ¡Viva Maestro! takes one on a cinematic journey inside the imagination of Gustavo Dudamel. In the doc, Gustavo has to respond to violent protests in his homeland of Venezuela. It’s beautifully shot and edited. 

Producing the film was Steve Tisch, Dean Schramm, Howard Bragman, Nicolas Paine and Ted Braun with Participant Media’s  Jeff Skoll and Diane Weyermann as executive producers. Greenwich Entertainment is in charge of distribution in theaters across the U.S.

The film opened this past weekend in LA at the Landmark on Pico, and in New York City at the Film Forum. There were rave reviews. You can view the Trailer here: https://bit.ly/VivaMaestroTrailer.  

Check out iViva Maestro!!  You’ll really enjoy it!!

Dustin Brown

Dustin Brown

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4th Annual Griot Gala Oscars After Party

The 4th Annual Griot Gala was held on March 27th at the famous BOA Steakhouse on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, many celebrities walked the red carpet while many more attended the after party inside.


Designed and produced by Dwight Eubanks and Annette Bibby Oliver of Dreamhouse MBG, beautiful design surrounded the red carpet as well as transformed the interior of BOA Steakhouse where the after party continued well into the evening.

Honorees for the evening’s event were Phylicia Rashad of “The Cosby Show”, Cheech Marin of “Cheech and Chong” and Renee Lawless of “The Haves and Have Nots”.

Walking the red carpet were Debbie Allen, William Stanford (Abbot Elementary), Taja V. Simpson (The Oval), CJ Franco (HBO MAX), Meosha Davis, Megan Pormer (FOX TV Host), Kizzo, Caitlin O’Connor (model and actress), Petri Hawkins-Byrd (Judge Judy), Daniele Lawson (King Richard) and many more. Griot Gala attracts more attention and grows by the year, promising a bigger and brighter next year on Oscar night.

INFOLIST RED CARPET PRE-OSCARS PARTY

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Sunset Strip — Thursday, March 24th, 2022 —So many stars on hand at Jeff Gund’s Annual Birthday Party at the SkyBar in swanky West Hollywood. David Zucker From Airplane! fame was yucking it up on the red carpet. The Hollywood Press Corps dispatched our top photographer, Ellen Zuckerman, to cover the event.

Jeff Gund with guest

Legendary film executive Richard Walters, known for his Oscar-Winning film Whiplash, the Oscar-Nominated DRIVE with Ryan Gosling, the Oscar-Nominated Nightcrawler with Jake Gyllenhaal and the Golden Globe nominated Bobby with Emilio Estevez and Lindsay Lohan was mingling with movie makers. Jim Herzfeld  from the Oscar-Nominated film Meet The Parents and Meet The Fockers both starring Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro was also on hand. The Hollywood Press Corps also saw actress Kara Wang – Good Trouble Shanghai Calling. Over on the red carpet were Joe Ochman – appearing in the OSCAR-NOMINATED Ernest and Celestine, voice actor on Red Dead Redemption, Fallout 4, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, World of Warcraft, Life Is Strange, Digimon, Space Jam, and actor on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lois and Clark. We spotted Steve Straka – producer, Bayou Caviar (directed by and starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., with Famke Janssen, and Richard Dreyfuss) and Growing Up Smith (starring Jason Lee and Hilarie Burton), Lucas Lockwood – appearing in Ballers on HBO, Rosewood, Amir Mo – writer/director of The Sex Addict, featuring Horatio Sanz (Saturday Night Live) and Ken Davitian (Borat), Chris Gore – editor of FilmThreat.com, Casey Dacanay – guest starring on Scorpion on CBS, Robert Craighead – Future Man, Too Close To Home, New Girl, The Bold and the Beautiful, Adrienne Wilkinson – Star Trek, Venice The Series, Xena: Warrior Princess, Thomas J. Churchill – Director Nations Fire, Rack Pack, Emerging Past, Check Point,

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Brandino’s New Single the Gumbo Man Drops Friday

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Worldwide — Monday, March 21st, 2022 — Kevin Brandon, AKA Brandino, has dropped a new track on N’House Records LLC. Brandino turns up on this track with his signature 5 string Warwick Fretless Bass. Rappers Novalist and California based WildChild, who is a member of the Lootpack, do a funny rap about Brandino and his love of gumbo. At one point, WildChild asks “what’s there to do in Louisiana?” and the response is ~ Jazz! They go on to describe spicy food and Gumbo which, as everybody knows, can change your life. Mmm gumbo is so good. This song is a lot of fun. Gumbo Man ~ available for purchase;

The Gumbo Man is available for purchase :
https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-gumbo-man-single/1611008498

The Gumbo Man – Single by Brandino Bass & Emcee N.I.C.E.

Proceeds go to the nonprofit. “You Can Do It If You Try” foundation educating the youth of tomorrow.

For more information: THE GUMBO MAN

Dustin Brown

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NEW FASHION STAR SPOTTED IN TOWN! CELEBRITY FASHION DESIGNER SAI SUMAN APPEARS On THE RED CARPET WITH MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL AT THE 27th ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS) — Worldwide — Sunday, March 13th, 2022 — Sai Suman just donned her New Spring/Summer’22 collection’s Custom couture Crystal gown at the 2022 Critics Choice Awards looking ravishing, and it deserves ALL the commotion.

(L-R) Maggie Gyllenhaal and fashion designer Sai Suman (Footage by Adam Finmann )


But the Surprise factor was that Sai Suman walked the red carpet with Hollywood & paparazzi’s favourite actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. They both looked stunning in neutral colours complimenting each other’s style and exchanging smiles for the paparazzi. I must say they both looked so stunningly extravagant and glamorous.

(L-R) KRISTEN DUNST AND CELEBRITY DESIGNER SAI SUMAN

Sai has been known for couture designs worn by Hollywood A-listers and her designs have been photographed on red carpet events, which includes – the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, the Cannes Film Festival and many more. Nothing seems to stop her. She has also been appearing in talk shows and on news networks as a fashion expert and has been a prominent face attending the red carpet events as well. Sai has been showcasing in many international platforms presenting her collections at premieres and highly acclaimed top fashion show events globally. 

The amazing Sai Suman

Sai Suman and her designs are getting rapidly popular amongst the stars and award events with her presence and appearances. 

(L-R) SAI SUMAN WITH KRISTEN WIIG

Her photos from the recent Critics Choice Awards says it all. Sai was not only seen with Maggie Gyllenhaal on the red carpet but has been also seen with actress Kristen Dunst. Her long time actor cliente, Lakeith Stanfield, whom Sai has styled in the past and was titled best dressed by Vogue and many news channels. Actress singer Kristin Chenoweth was seen singing at the party and exchanged few dance moves with Sai. And Sai couldn’t stop praising and adoring actress Kristen Wiig who has been Sai Suman’s all time favourite. 

“This was definitely a memorable and long awaited fun event attended since the pandemic,” said Sai Suman.

(L-R) SAI SUMAN WITH ACTRESS/SINGER KRISTIN CHENOWETH 

The 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards was held at the Fairmont Century Plaza on March 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. It was completely brimful with Hollywood’s Who’s Who at the red carpet at the awards. 

SAI SUMAN WITH ACTOR LAKEITH STANFIELD

We hope to see more of Sai Suman with more fashion surprises her sleeves to come and her creations donned on the red carpet by celebrities. 

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Ugly sweater after party

An “Ugly Sweater” after party for OxeFit, hosted by NBA player Dwight Howard and arranged by PR Firm Jade Umbrella was held at SOHO Warehouse in Los Angeles following the Lakers/Suns game on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

VIP attendees were encouraged to wear their ugliest Christmas sweaters and many walked the red carpet showing off their hideous attire, some simply wowed with their individual style.


VIP attendees walking the red carpet included, Tara V. Simpson (BET’s “The Oval , Caitlin O’Connor, Newton Mayage (HBO’s “Winning Time”, George Daniels, Austin Dotson, Amin Joseph (FX’s “Snowfall”, Jimmie Allen (CMA’s “New Artist of the Year”, Anis Maknojia (Actor/Producer), Lamar Odom and Rab Shanabeh (Chairman and CEO of OxeFit).

Rab Shanableh
Caitlin O’Connor

Jimmie Allen

Celebrating the launch of OxeFit commercial use unit as well as OxeFit’s XS1 home fitness unit, all proceeds from event helped fund “Shields for Families”, a non profit organization that serves high risk families in South Los Angeles. Visit ShieldsforFamilies.com for more information.


Actor/Producer Anis Maknojia

Music was spun by DJ Millie, DJ Kayla Collins, DJ Cassidy and DJ Drama with an open bar and appetizers for all attendees. A beautiful night for an ugly sweater during holiday season in Los Angeles.